On the 4th August some of our volunteers went on a site visit to Tayport’s Community Garden which was established two years ago by PLANT (People Learning About Nature in Tayport). The visit was arranged by Councillors Bill Connor and Linda Holt. PLANT volunteers showed us around their fantastic project, giving us new ideas and Read more about GiL volunteers visit Tayport Community Garden[…]
Growing in Lochgelly feel the need to respond to the cowardly persecution of one of our disabled volunteers by ‘Inside Right’ in your letters page (June 29). The writer attacks the work of Growing in Lochgelly volunteers and their right to help improve the look of the town if they are disabled. One of our Read more about Response to letter from ‘Inside Right’ (Central Fife Times)[…]
Various butterflies photographed at the greenhouse in St Andrews
Lochgelly’s environmental group, Growing in Lochgelly, has issued an appeal for more volunteers to come forward and get involved and have fun in making the local area a greener, more pleasant place to stay. Growing in Lochgelly was founded in March 2016 and aims to enhance the local area through floral and herbaceous displays, improve Read more about Press Release – Growing in Lochgelly is Going for Gold![…]
Trees remain integral to our well-being. This can be the case in and around our towns and cities, where populations and pressure from development are greatest. Scottish Planning Policy (2014) states in paragraph 216 that ancient semi-natural woodland is an irreplaceable resource and, along with other woodlands, hedgerows and individual trees, especially veteran trees of Read more about Trees and Development – Fife Council[…]
The purpose of the greenspace audit is to provide evidence of the state of greenspace in and around Fife’s towns and villages. The findings of the audit will aid the development of a Greenspace Strategy. The audit also fulfills a requirement of Scottish Planning Policy 11 which required all Local Authorities to carry out an Read more about Greenspace Audit by Fife Council[…]
A short promotional video for Growing in Lochgelly.
A look back at some of the designs that were created for the launch of Growing in Lochgelly at the Town Hall 2016.
A wee peak into our temporary home provided by plot holders who have given us support with much needed space so that we can build some new planters and benches.
We apologise for the delay in getting back out in the streets for re-planting the tubs, we are in the process of planning a variety of projects and will be out shortly to get our planned planting back under-way. For a brief update, we lost some valuable members. With this setback, we had to recruit Read more about Relaunch for site and projects[…]
Growing in Lochgelly was formed in October 2015 in part as a response to the priorities for action that was identified through the Lochgelly Community Action Plan. At a public meeting for the Community Action Plan, the group pitched the floral displays to members of the public in attendance in the hope to access local Read more about Annual Report – 2016[…]
Images captureds of the planters around the main drag in Lochgelly.